Vitello Carries a Knife

Publisher: Pushkin Children's Books
Vitello wants to be a tough guy, and with his mum's butter knife tucked in his belt he plans to be rude to everyone and not scared of anything. Particularly not stupid dogs...

Vitello lives in a terraced house by a ring road with his mum, where the traffic is noisy and his friends are annoying. He’s had other adventures and been in other scrapes too.

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Today Vitello wanted to be a tough guy, and be rude to everyone, and carry a knife. Without being scared of anything. Or anybody. And without any kissing. He started by putting on a vest. Then he found a knife in the kitchen. A brilliant knife. The bread knife. It was long and had a jagged edge. Almost like the tough guy...
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"Full of quirky humour and an anarchic sense of fun that children will love" Booktrust

"Cool characters and some great, quirky illustrations help to make this new series incredibly appealing for boys" Sun